Introduction to Import and Export Control
***Please note, to book onto this event you must be a resident in Somerset, or your start-up business must have a registered Company’s House address in Somerset (this does not include North Somerset).***
Some of the best customers for your business may not be in your local area and may even be in a different country entirely. How do you take advantage of this market and what do you need to know to begin exporting or importing? Our online workshop will guide you in the right direction.
What will I learn?
This workshop will focus on
• What you need to understand before you start to import and export goods.
• The procedures your need to have in place.
• The advantages and disadvantages of exporting.
Coming away from this workshop you’ll have a better understanding of how to start exporting and importing goods, whether it is right for your business, the advantages and disadvantages and the next steps to take to make it a reality.
Who can attend?
Our series of workshops are open to green and other pre-start up and start-up businesses and social enterprises from residents in Somerset, or if a start-up, with a registered Company’s House address in Somerset.
How much does it cost?
These workshops are free to attend for residents who either live or have a registered business in Somerset. They are fully funded by the Somerset Authorities as part of the Business Rate Retention (BRR) Programme.
Can you offer support after the workshop?
We are currently offering a suite of workshops for pre-start up and start-up businesses based in Somerset, which will cover a whole range of topics to benefit your business now, and in the future. We encourage you to sign up to the whole series to really boost your business.
These workshops are:
• Idea Development
• Marketing: Commercialisation
• Marketing: Market Testing
• Marketing: Market Analysis
• Business Planning
• Legal Structure of a Business
• Access to Funding
• Carbon Footprint Capture Plan
• Intro to IP Copyright & Patent
• Cyber Security
• Introduction to Import and Export Control
Our expert business advisers are also able to offer 1 to 1 mentoring support. Get in touch to find out more.